Discovery certificate for object 2018fmn
TNS Astronomical Transient Report No. 21978 [ 2018TNSTR1255....1D ]

Date Received (UTC): 2018-08-29 22:12:09
Sender: Gaia (Gaia_Bot1)
Source Group: GaiaAlerts

A. Delgado, D. Harrison, S. Hodgkin, M. van Leeuwen, G. Rixon, A. Yoldas (University of Cambridge), on behalf of Gaia Alerts team report/s the discovery of a new astronomical transient.

IAU Designation: AT 2018fmn
Discoverer internal name: Gaia18cjf
Coordinates (J2000): RA = 06:32:24.270 (98.101125) DEC = -55:56:25.91 (-55.940531)
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 21:10:04 (JD=2458354.3819907)


Remarks: candidate SN near galaxy LEDA 404617

Photometry

Discovery (first detection):
Discovery date: 2018-08-23 21:10:04
Flux: 18.43 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft

Last non-detection:
Last non-detection date: 2018-07-16 16:01:55
Limiting flux: 21.5 ABMag
Filter: G-Gaia
Instrument: Gaia-photometric
Telescope: Gaia Spacecraft


Details of the new object can be viewed here: https://wis-tns.weizmann.ac.il/object/2018fmn